The client commissioned Shinetech to build an online sports platform that connects and rewards people globally, helping them manage their sports life, through mobile, web, and live events. It’s core product: Basketball Mobile App aims to connect grassroot players as well as professional teams and let them organize a match and search for a place to play.
As the old platform was developed by multiple teams, their IT mushroomed to a number of different systems, applications and redundant processes. Additionally, the whole system is fragmented and outdated due to the lack of maintenance and unestablished standard coding guideline. More importantly, with a vast growth of worldwide users recently, the client would like to search for a reliable cloud computing solution with better scalability of data usage.
Shinetech Software was approached to participate in the whole lifecycle of its core product development process and helped the client identify the following changes that should be made:
Starting with infrastructure analysis, our cloud specialist looked into its IT systems and initiated business analysis activities to understand client’s business goals as well as business process. With a strong focus on sustainability and the cost reduction, Amazon Web Services was chosen as the cloud solution due to its comprehensive pricing and scalability. Shinetech team, comprising 1 AWS specialist and 2 senior full stack developers leverage their cloud computing knowledge into four areas and build a stable, secure and cost-effective cloud migration solution. Integrating DevOps methodology, the application was transformed into the cloud-based system successfully within just 4 months.
Working closely with the client for only 7 months, the outcome of this future-proof cloud solution is impressive. The services are paid on demand; The database is proactively monitored; Users can access the application from all over the world within seconds.
With the application hosted on a highly secure and reliable cloud platform, the data is encrypted and safely stored with automatic cloud backup storage. Additionally, the AWS cloud infrastructure ensures that the data is proactively monitored and managed by providing additional protection against downtime. Client now has a truly scalable, streamlined and integrated IT infrastructure to maximize the performance whilst reducing the cost with service on demand. Having a clear picture of ambitious growth, client is ready to expand its business worldwide. Shinetech still works as its trusted service partner, managing its entire IT infrastructure and systems in the next two years. The partnership enables the client to focus on delivering the best-in-class mobile app to customers and become the industry leader in support of the development of grassroot sports.